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Total price: £45.00

Sunday 9th July 2017: Gates 1pm, Support 2pm, Main performance 4.30pm


Tickets: £30 / £45 / £60. Children under 16 half price, under 5’s free

Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival proudly present singing sensation Russell Watson performing a special outdoor summer picnic concert at the stunning and historic setting of Tonbridge Castle, Kent on Sunday 9th July.

We are delighted to announce that the fabulously cool Brighton based Paul Richards Latin Trio and festival favourite Liane Carroll have been announced to support Russell Watson. Paul and his outstanding Trio perform from 2.00pm before acclaimed jazz singer Liane Carroll takes to the stage at 3.00pm.

Watson, known as the “People’s Tenor” is credited with being the “UK’s Best Selling Classical Artist” and has sold over seven million albums throughout his exceptional career.

This is will be a wonderful event for the whole family and Russell will be performing an exciting programme which will include many of his best loved favourites, and songs from stunning latest album ‘True Stories’. Accompanying Russell on stage will be the Masquerade ensemble of wonderful musicians.

Tickets for this special event will be in high demand so book early to avoid disappointment.

This is a wonderful way to relax with family and friends, listening to the amazing Russell Watson in such a unique castle setting.

Thank you to our media partners SO Magazine and the Times of Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge.

Ticket Prices:
Front stage ticket: £60.00

Lawn ticket: £45.00

Rear lawn ticket - £30.00

Children under 5 free admission and children under 16 half price.
Wheelchair and disabled access available at the venue.
Booking fee applies – see terms and conditions.

We highly recommended the following venues for accommodation.
Salomons Estate and One Warwick Park

We are delighted to confirm Warners Solicitors of Tonbridge and Sevenoaks as out title event partners, and Fidelity International as our supporting partner of this prestigious event. Their support is very much appreciated.

We are also very excited to announce that the ‘Fidelity International Choir’ will be performing with Russell Watson on the day of the concert.

It is our pleasure to be working with Hospice in the Weald, as our event charity partner; we will be raising both awareness and funds for this wonderful charity, to acknowledge the fantastic care and support they give to our community.

Venue: Tonbridge Castle

Tonbridge Castle


Tonbridge Castle
Castle Street

Tonbridge Castle is within easy access of Tonbridge Mainline Station is 10 minutes’ walk from the Castle with trains running to and from London Charing Cross, Sevenoaks, Ashford, Canterbury and the Coast (Ramsgate & Hastings). Tonbridge is close by to major road links including the A21 with access to the M25 and M20.

You can travel by train to Tonbridge mainline station from across the South East via Southeastern train services. Please see this link for further information.

Tonbridge Castle is located at the end of Tonbridge High Street, and is a ten minute walk. Alternatively you can also take a taxi from the station to the castle.

Pay and Display Car parks are situated next to the Castle and other parking locations can be located here.

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